Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanobrevibacter acididurans

fluorescence microscopy, scale bar: 25 µm , authors: D. V. Savant et al., public domain link: http://ijs.sgmjournals.org/content/suppl/2002/07/16/52.4.1081.DC1


Taxonomy

  • Class: Methanobacteria
  • Order: Methanobacteriales
  • Family: Methanobacteriaceae
  • Genus: Methanobrevibacter

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 25
  • Temperature max.: 37
  • Temperature optimal min.: 35
  • Temperature optimal max.: 35

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 5
  • pH maximum: 7.5
  • pH optimal min.: 6
  • pH optimal max.: 6

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal:
  • NaCl maximal:
  • NaCl optimal min.:
  • NaCl optimal max.:

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.042
  • Doubling time [h]: 16.5
  • Growth factor: rumen fluid, acetate, aminoacids
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

  • Motility: no
  • Shape: Cocci
  • Gram reaction: positive
  • Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): not determined

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.3
  • Width max.: 0.5
  • Length min.: 0.3
  • Length max.: 0.5

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: D. Savant et al.; 2002; Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.; vol. 52; p. 1081
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-15163
  • Other collections:
  • Type strain: ATM
  • G+C content:

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Laboratory anaerobic reactor treating distilary wastewater seeded with sludge from filed digester.

Substrate

  • H2+CO2: feeds
  • Formate: do not feed on
  • Acetate: do not feed on
  • Methanol: do not feed on
  • Methylamin:
  • Di-methylamin:
  • Tri-methylamin: do not feed on
  • CO:
  • Ethanol:
  • 1-propanol:
  • 1-butanol:
  • 2-propanol: do not feed on
  • Butanol: do not feed on
  • Cyclopentanol:
  • Isobutanol:
  • Dimethyl sulfide:
  • H2+Methanol: not determined
  • Other: